Media & NewsApril 27, 2017

Searching for News: The Flint water crisis

Many Americans turned to Google to learn about the Flint water crisis. An analysis of aggregated searches over time illustrates how, in today’s digital environment, public interest shifts as a story unfolds.

Pew Research CenterAugust 19, 2015

How do Americans use Twitter for news?

A look at how researchers analyzed news habits on Twitter using a small but representative sample of users drawn from a national survey of U.S. adults.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 5, 2015

How Investigative Journalists View Surveillance and Digital Security

U.S.-based members of Investigative Reporters & Editors were asked to share their thoughts and experiences on how electronic surveillance and hacking have influenced their work or journalism as a whole.

Pew Research CenterOctober 21, 2014

Where News Audiences Fit on the Political Spectrum

A Pew Research Center study based on a representative online survey finds striking differences in news habits along the ideological spectrum.

Media & NewsJanuary 1, 2012

Data: Year in the News 2011

Follow the steps in this interactive to select among media sectors and news coverage categories. The data are based on more than 48,000 stories analyzed in PEJ’s News Coverage Index for the year.